Real estate tax; relief for nonrelatives of owner or certain caregivers of elderly and handicapped. (HB1479)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real estate tax relief for the elderly and handicapped. Includes the income of nonrelatives living in the dwelling of the owner seeking tax relief, except for bona fide tenants, in computing the maximum income limits to be eligible for the tax relief. Under current law, only the income of relatives living in the dwelling are included with that of the owner's in determining eligibility. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2008Presented and ordered printed 086562596
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
01/22/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1479)
02/04/2008Reported from Finance with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB1479E
02/06/2008Printed as engrossed 086562596-E
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1479E)
02/19/2008Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2008Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 2-N)
02/22/2008Placed on Calendar
02/25/2008Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1479ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1479ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 334 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0334)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1879.